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Yarn Bombing Sarajevo

March 19, 2014
By Sanda Hanjalic, YES Bosnia '10 Sanda, second from right, works on knitting in preparation for Yarn Bombing Last year, I joined Yarn Bombing in Sarajevo. Yarn Bombing is a group of people who share passion for knitting and crocheting, and we are raising awareness about different issues by placing ...

10th Kosovar and Regional Student Conference about Social Issues

March 19, 2014    Serbia
by Dusan Ilic,  A-SMYLE Alumni Coordinator for Serbia Three 2012-2013 A-SMYLE alumni, Nemanja Miltenovic, Marija Jovanovic, and Vanja Popov, came together to do a research project on the Media Impact on Youth for the 10th Kosovar and Regional Student Conference about Social Issues. The conference was held December 6 and ...

Alumni Bring HOPE to Sofia for the Holidays

March 19, 2014    Bulgaria
By Lili Valtcheva, YES Alumni Coordinator for Bulgaria Gabriella Veleva '11 and Petar Ivanov '13 make cards for the Christmas HOPE project Sparkle. Glitter. Snow. Stars. Christmas Tree. Hope. Presents. When December comes every town changes and its spirit is more magical and happy than ever. People are all excited ...

A Piece of America in Kosova

March 7, 2014    Alumni, Kosovo, YES
By Shpresa Frrokaj, YES Kosovo'13 Shpresa Frrokaj shares her California experiences YES Alumni of Kosovo have been connecting bridges between American and Albanian culture through different activities. This month we decided to get our community acquainted with the western part of United States. On Thursday, February 20th, 15 university students ...

NATO - What do you say about it? (NATO - Šta kažeš NA TO?)

March 7, 2014    A-SMYLE, Alumni, Montenegro
by Ivan Vuksanovic, Alumni Coordinator for Montenegro Students debating about NATO integration of Montenegro The national debate tournament “NATO, what do you say about that?” organized by the Montenegrin - American Youth Alumni Association (MAYAA) took place from October 18 to October 20, at the University of Donja Gorica in ...

Give a smile, Make a difference!

March 7, 2014    Bulgaria, YES
By Dilyana "Didi" Nikolova , YES Bulgaria '11,  and Lili Valtcheva, Alumni Coordinator for Bulgaria Hello friends, We are Didi and Lili, alumni from the YES program in Bulgaria, and we want to share a project we did in Sofia. We think you will find it interesting. Didi's Story One ...

Dreams Come True

March 7, 2014    Alumni, Bosnia and Herzegovina, YES
By Nikola Pozderovic, YES Bosnia and Herzegovina '13 Nikola Pozderovic '13 with his English Students When I was younger, I always enjoyed learning English. At one time, I even had a dream of being an English teacher when I grew up.Although my plans for the future are different now, I ...